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Shingles Part 2 (Teacher: Michael)

There 31 pairs of nerves coming of either of the spinal cord and any one of them affected. Red spots into painful blisters and confined to one nerve on one of the body.

The blisters burst and scab, lasting between one and three weeks. Once the scabs fall off, the scars for weeks. However, the pain lasts for months, maybe as as two years. It is what doctors call intractable pain, very resistant to painkillers.

Although shingles affect every , it is worst in the elderly. But adults with shingles chickenpox to children who not the disease since the virus is active in the blisters, which infectious until they dried and healed.

The most serious sort is herpes opthalmicus, involving the eye nerve. This spread from one half of the forehead and cause an ulcer on the cornea. This type of shingles needs the supervision not only of your GP, but also of a consultant opthalmic surgeon to prevent scarring which affect your vision.

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